Channel Jammin'

Come to the Jammin’ island of Jamaica to explore the roots and various off-shoots of reggae and other island music. This irie mix of tunes with the heavy beats from past legends and current stars is sure to get your body moving to the riddim.... Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Jimmy Cliff remain the foundation of this entrancing form of island pop.


Programmer Richard Lafrance Richard Lafrance

By the age of 18, Richard Lafrance decided the music business would be his oyster. But the heroes who rocked his youth were soon eclipsed by a major discovery; a seductive and lush new sound coming out of Jamaica by the mid-seventies, introduced by Bob Marley & The Wailers with the album Catch A Fire and known... as reggae music.

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